I recently spent a morning talking about parenting with a local MOPS group. I have to tell you, it was a blast! These moms were totally engaged, asking questions, sharing suggestions, being open and honest and speaking from their hearts.
One of the best lines I heard that day was, "I don't have dust bunnies, I have dust dinosaurs!" The room burst into laughter because so many of us could relate.
It got me thinking about how some parents have really high expectations of
Independence is something we all want our kids to have, but for some even the smallest things become a drama filled battle of wills. Does this scenario sound familiar....
Parent: "Can you please go clean your room?"
Child: (using a whining or pouting voice) "I just can't do it by myself, can you help me?"
If you've had this happen with your kids, then you're in the right place! I'm so excited to share these 4 steps to help you change this dynamic while encouraging posi